Katrine Lunde Haraldsen

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Katrine Lunde Haraldsen
Katrine Lunde 17.jpg
Personal information
Born (1980-03-30) 30 March 1980 (age 34)
Kristiansand, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current club Győri ETO KC
Number 1
Senior clubs
0000–2004
2004–2007
2007–2010
2010–
Våg Vipers
Aalborg DH
Viborg HK
Győri ETO KC
National team
2002– Norway 231 (3)[1]

Katrine Lunde Haraldsen (born 30 March 1980 in Kristiansand)[2] is a Norwegian team handball goalkeeper, playing for the Hungarian club Győri Audi ETO KC. She is the twin sister of fellow handball player Kristine Lunde-Borgersen. Her sporting achievements include gold medals with the Norwegian national team at the Olympic Games, World Championships and European Championships, as well as club victories in the EHF Champions League, and national championships in both Denmark and Hungary.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

She started her club career in Hånes, and later played for Kristiansand, Våg and Aalborg DH. She won the Champions League with Viborg in 2009 and 2010. In 2010 she signed with Hungarian club Győri Audi ETO KC.

International[edit]

Haraldsen made her debut on the Norwegian national team in 2002, and has played 135 matches and scored 2 goals.[3] She is a four-time European champion (2004, 2006, 2008, and 2010). She is World champion from 2011, received a silver medal at the 2007 World Women's Handball Championship, and a bronze medal at the 2009 World Championship. In August 2008, together with her twin sister, she won the gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She was selected into the tournament's All-Star Team,[4] and was also overall top goalkeeper with a 42% save rate.[5]

Haraldsen was again named goalkeeper of the All-Star Team in the 2008 European Championship[6] and ranked second on the Top Goalkeepers list with a 47% save rate.

Achievements[edit]

  • Damehåndboldligaen:
    • Winner: 2008, 2009, 2010
    • Silver Medalist: 2005
    • Bronze Medalist: 2006, 2007

Individual awards[edit]

  • All-Star Goalkeeper of the Olympic Games: 2008
  • All-Star Goalkeeper of the European Championship: 2008, 2010, 2012[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "XXI Women's World Championship 2013. Team Roster, Norway". IHF. Retrieved 7 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Katrine Lunde Haraldsen Biography and Olympic Results". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  3. ^ (Norwegian) "Landslagsprofiler – Katrine Lunde Haraldsen"Norges Håndballforbund (www.handball.no) (Retrieved on February 13, 2008)
  4. ^ "2008 Olympic All-Star Team". IHF. 23 August 2008. Retrieved 21 August 2009. 
  5. ^ "Goalkeeper Statistics Women". Beijing 2008. Retrieved 21 August 2009. 
  6. ^ "EURO 2008 All-Star Team". EHF. 14 December 2008. Retrieved 21 December 2008. 
  7. ^ "All Star Team announced". European Handball Federation. 16 December 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2012. 

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